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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 55 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,842 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 604 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on September 6 at 07:04:00 GMT – Wednesday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1900Jean Arthur
- 1946Cameron Mackintosh
- 1960Bernie Nolan
- 1966Mark Gatiss
- 1969Wyclef Jean
- 1971Kim Ljung
- 1977Hiroyuki Hirayama
- 1981Tsubasa Imai
- 1988Tori Matsuzaka
- 1992Nanami Sakuraba
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
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Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1577Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (d. 1621)
- 1720Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini, Italian harpsichord player and composer (d. 1795)
- 1814Yakiv Holovatsky, Ukrainian historian, scholar, and poet (d. 1888)
- 1913Faik Türün, Turkish general (d. 2003)
- 1933William Anders, Hong Kong-American general and astronaut
- 1937Paxton Whitehead, English actor
- 1938Evel Knievel, American motorcycle rider and stuntman (d. 2007)
- 1946Adam Michnik, Polish journalist and historian
- 1958Alan Jackson, American singer-songwriter
- 1968Ziggy Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter, guitarist, and voice actor (Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers)
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
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These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1456The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia).
- 1558Poczta Polska, the Polish postal service, is founded.
- 1660Nine regicides, the men who signed the death warrant of Charles I, are hanged, drawn and quartered.
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1933Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
- 1945A massive number of people, headed by CGT, gather in the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina to demand Juan Perón’s release. It calls “el día de la lealtad peronista” (peronista loyalty day)
- 1945Archbishop Damaskinos of Athens becomes Prime Minister of Greece between the pull-out of the German occupation force in 1944 and the return of King Georgios II to Greece.
- 1956Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play a famous chess game called The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.
- 1966A fire at a building in New York City kills 12 firefighters, the fire department’s deadliest day until the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- 1994Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Christina Cole, Jason Pierce, Isaiah Rider, Hiroshi Kamiya, Abbas Kiarostami, Josh Charles, Brian Eno, Chloe Nørgaard, Sharon Tate, Saab Magalona.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
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Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: September 26, 1961 – Charlotte Fich, Danish actress; April 24, 1984 – Tyson Ritter, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The All-American Rejects); February 13, 1944 – Michael Ensign, American actor.
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